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"today in new york" starts now. good morning. it is 5:00 a.m. on this wednesday, august 17. >> and chris has the forecast. good morning. >> good morning, guys. things have quieted down considerably. thunderstorms are gone and in its wake, some drier air trying to move in. breezes bringing in less humid air, but still starting out pretty muggy. greenwich at 76. poughkeepsie, 79, down the shore 77, and in in the city we're holding at 77 degrees. showers are dissipating. drier air will win out temporarily from the west before this next area of showers starts to slide back in here later tonight into tomorrow. so the temperature trend, we go from the upper 70s to near 80 by
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sunshine. but at least less humid conditions. let's see if there are any problems for the commute. no major problems. only construction. but it is causing a delay in certain areas. for new jersey, route 17 northbound shut down between century road and midland avenue and southbound two lanes are blocked. northbound you'll be diverted at century road and get back on later after midland avenue. and cross-bronx expressway, two lanes remain shut down east on the 4s. new this morning, a fierce fire has injured two children in bergen county on washington avenue in little ferry. jen maxfield is there and this was quite the scene. >> reporter: definitely was. and what an incredible rescue operation when a little ferry police lieutenant who was driving in the area heard an explosion and raced to the reason.
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the residents were literally throwing their children to safety. we will show you some video of that fire now. this is a very serious two alarm blaze that is believed to have started as a gas explosion on the first floor of this three story home at 109 washington avenue. the car fire quickly spread to the home and now six people including two young children, one just five years old, are in the hospital. we understand that they are suffering from serious injuries including in some cases second and third degree burns. here at 109 washington avenue. neighboring fire departments from south hackensack, rich field park were here to help. fire investigators here on the scene, we'll show you a live picture now, some firefighters and police officials are still here trying to figure out exactly what sparked the blaze this morning. but again, the leading theory is a gas explosion. and as for those six injured people, residents of the home we're told that they are hat
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that's the latest live from the scene. >> jen, thank you. the parents of a jogger found strangled in a queens park are making an unusual offer to the killer. more than 1,000 people turned out for a memorial walk for katrina vatrano yesterday. it took place in the same park where the 30-year-old was found dead two weeks ago. the nypd still does not have any solid leads in her murder. her parents are now offering the reward money to her killer. >> turn yourself in. i will make sure that reward money goes to the person of your choice. your sister, your brother, your mother. it's a life changer. you will be caught, so take advantage of that. >> so far the family raised more than $245,000 in reward money for information leading to an arrest. police are looking for a pair of robbers who went shopping. the nypd released video of the suspects who robbed a woman in
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morning. police say they walked up behind her on main street and 37th avenue, knocked her to the groind, took her purse and two hours later surveillance spotted them using the victim's debit card at a mcdonald's and two convenience stores. this morning power is back on for many. in teaneck, it was a sweltering tight for some people in one neighborhood. no power meant no a krchl. in westchester struck a home. fortunately no one was hurt. meanwhile people without electricity fired up their generators, but then they had to figure out what to power up. >> i prioritize. ac, refrigerator and network for the kids because they have the ipads and everything. >> there was a stunning show of lightning. bolts appeared to hit buildings during the wild weather. chris, feels like we've been
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>> this this really is that south florida type of pattern when you get a lot of these thunderstorms that pog up in in the afternoon and evening, a lot of cloud to ground lightning. incredible stuff yesterday. much quieter today. we're 77? the city right now. winds out of the west. we've seen the wind average at about 5 to 15 miles per hour. so with a little more breeze out there, it will feel a little more so a mix to get started. warm but breezy by 3:00 at 89. no umbrellas needed, just the shades. what are we looking at commute-wise? we can to have service changes for sea streak commuters. all direct service to and from hoboken and jersey city has been canceled, but they chartered new york waterway to provide
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it takes off at 6:45 and 8:20 a.m. and also some for the evening commute. as far as buses go, quite a few detours. b 9, 68, q 12, 66 and 344 select bus service as well as the s 48 and x 30 for the city and then bus route 112 is on detour, as well. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. to the olympic games in rio. the americans continuing a strong running. track and field, gymna >> jay gray joins us live from olympic park with a look at all the action and what is next. what a day yesterday, jay. >> reporter: just amazing. good to talk to you as always. the americans leaving little question that they are the dominant team in these games. but the most dominant kerri walsh jenning will not play for
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yesterday. >> you won't see he did done like this. >> reporter: she is the gold standard in gymnastics. simone biles closing the competition in rio with a record tying fourth gold medal. aly raisman taking silver. >> i felt pretty good and just ended on a good note. that's what me and aly were hoping for. >> reporter: there was also hope for the rest of the field in about christian jump. americans finishing 1-2, clay taking an even bigger leap after his girlfriend in the stands. she said yes. but the answer was no for kerri walsh jennings and april ross, denied a shot at gold in beach volleyball by home team brazil. later today, more medal chances for a strong american team in track and field, women's golf tees it up and men's basketball battles argentina in a quarter final elimination game. and in the combat sport, women's
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getting under way for the americans today. and they have strong medal hopes if about each. that is the latest live here in rio. back to you. >> i wanted to pass on a question we've been getting from a lot of people. they have noticed a lot of empty seats at some of the events. what is going on there? did they not sell all the tickets? what's happened? >> reporter: a little bit of two things here. first of all, they didn't sell all the tickets they had hoped to sell here in rio and some of the free olympic publicity, and it was the other is the long lines to get into some of the sven sues. a lot of people saying they have tickets but can't get to the game because lines are so long due to security. >> all right. jay, thank you very much. appreciate that. this story we were talking about yesterday, two olympic runners will get a shot at a medal all because of a collision during a qualifying race. >> the american runner went down during the women and he 5,000
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nell front of her. but they helped her competitor back up and was clearly in pain. both did he said up finishing and afterwards they made successful protests and they got moved in to wednesday's final. it's sun clear if the injury will allow her to compete, but that's the finest olympic tradition though. which look at that. be sure to check out nbcnewyork.com for the 4 to watch today. highlights include men's basketball as team usa battles argentina in t >> you can read up on the athletes, watch the highlights and also get details on the must see match-ups. that's ahead. new this morning, donald trump making a major change to his campaign. tracie strahan is in lower manhattan where trump has a briefing today. >> reporter: he will get his first taste of what it's actually like to be president when he comes down to lower manhattan for that security briefing today. but it comes as he's making even
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increases news has learneded of major shakeups to donald trump's campaign including a new campaign manager. kellyanne conway will assume that role. she's already an advisor. and steven banning has been named chief executive of trump's campaign. this comes amidst weeks of trying to gain momentum after paul manafort le another role, but he unofficially had the campaign i. polls show a widening gap between donald trump and hillary clinton. he will receive a briefing here at fbi headquarters and officials say will be sensitive but not nearly as detailed. you won't see issues like nuclear weapons, covert
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understand the situation better than when they started. some of this is very new. >> reporter: trump will be accompanied by miss policy adviser and chris christie is expected to be down here, as well. and this is standard protocol when you become the presumptive nominee, url something that happens after the conventions are all over with and they will receive two to three more before election day. >> all right. hillary clinton facing new trouble over the use of private e-mail server. the fbi gave congress notes from its interrogation of clinton. lawmakers also marked some e-mails marked confidential. the fbi added a letter defending the agency's decision not to prosecute hillary clinton. in new jersey, a man under hit for a hit and run accident
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elderly man in a wheelchair. the victim was thrown nearly 25 feet along the street and broke six ribs and his collarbone. police say the front of skid plate of the suv that hit him was at the scene and they used that plate to track the driver down. in brooklyn, a man is in the hospital after getting shot while alledgedly trying to rob an off duty officer. approached just a block from the precinct early monday morning. sources tell us after a struggle, the officer's cousin shot the man in the leg. he later checked into a hospital where he was questioned by police. it's not clear if any charges were filed. it's 5:12. and still ahead, tens of thousands of people forced from their homes as an out of control wildfire destroys dozens of buildings in california. then later, commuter frustrations, a new report
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a little better feel out there this morning. humidity will start to drop as we go through the day. and it will get breezy at times. some winds could gust to 20, 25 miles per hour. haven't seen that in a while. humidity is back tomorrow. more unsettled with a few more showers and thunderstorms and then plenty of sunshine on friday as we approach 90 once again at that point. 76 right now in chelsea, 78 this diker heights and jackson heights. and upper 70s. pretty uniform temperatures this morning. we'll show you the dew points. notice by 1:00 this afternoon at 62, that is a little bit muggy, but really getting closer to that nicer range. so certainly going to feel better as we go through the afternoon. actually into the evening it drops to around 60, which is that nice feeling out there. but watch what happens overnight
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back into the 70s across a good portion of the area and that is back to that tropical feel and that's why we expect showers and storms again by tomorrow. maybe late tonight. but for today, a fair amount of of sunshine out there. you can see the thin veil of clouds. no thunderstorms, it stays quiet. notice through 7:00 tonight, nice looking evening. and then we'll start to pop a few showers and storms overnight and toward morning. and then a few more during the day tomorrow peppering the area. nothing really widespread in terms of its coverage. just scattered aroun meantime at the shore today, not a bad place to be, upper 80s to near 90 today with that land breeze. south facing shore line, a little cooler. however especially out around suffolk county, a high risk for rip current, so probably stay out of the water there. your wave heights about 2 to 5 feet. low rip current risk, but it increases along the short facing shore lines. uv index very high, 9.
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risk and small craft advisory in affect. you'll have to watch the sky by tomorrow with scattered showers and storms returning. 90 on friday. more humidity over the weekend, maybe a late day shower or storm saturday. better chance sunday and monday. now lauren will tell us about the commute. i do have a couple updates for you. route 17, now it's just the southbound lanes closed good century road and mid land avenue. so y northbound lanes reopened. heading to queens, grand central parkway by the bqe, construction causing delays. they go pack almost to the bridge, but hopefully that will clear up soon. over on 80, ear's what it looks like by exit 56 if woodland park. there is an accident blocking the left lane. so you can see police activity, minor delays getting in to this area. and we'll take a live look outside at the george washington
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levels over at the lincoln tunnel and holland tunnel, you're in for a nice ride, as well. we'll have more weather and traffic coming up on the 4s. now that that raging wildfire in california, more than 80,000 people are under mandatory evacuation orders. kerry barrett is following all of this. >> and just one day the so-called blue cot fire has burned 18,000 acres and tipped to spread other emergency workers are battling it. it started as a small brush fire and then exploded into this huge fast moving wildfire about 60 miles east of raenks. this was yesterday. this morning the fire is still 0% contained, it's covered 28 square miles and that's only 12 hours after it began. the governor there is declaring a state of emergency. ten air tankers have been
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overnight. and as you mentioned, more than 82,000 residents were noticed to evacuated. a hospice patient had to be evacuated by air. there are aerial pictures that captured a roadside firenado. apparently we don't have that. swirling gusts of wind sent these flames twisting up into the air. there is a picture. the for people and large and small animals. this fire is so big, it shut down a portion of i-15 in both directions. and a lot of homes just bur bur to the ground. six firefighters got trapped. they were able to escape, two with minor injuries. a red flag warning lasts through thursday night, they say the strong winds, low humidity and warm temperatures would continue
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and they would contribute to extreme fire behavior. once again, this is just 12 hours after this thing started. >> pretty incredible. kerry barrett following this in the news room. thank you. another natural crisis going on, rescuers planning it go door to door to search for potential victims of severe weather in southern louisiana. at least 11 deaths are being blamed on the torrential rains and historic flooding in the state. eight parishes now on the federal disaster list. th parishes on that list. 36,000 people have registered with fema, the flooding is unfortunately not over yet. forecasters say it will be in fact moving further south. john mclaughlin has died. for 34 years, he hosted the mclaughlin group. it offered quick and often combative political analysis.
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priest. he died yesterday at age 89. >> he was the forerunner of a format that now so many people enjoy. >> that's right, when you think about to what you watched, what our parents watched, it was him. >> it was him. all right. still to come, new push that could help bring to northern new jersey. and a huge surprise for simone biles. see who gave her a kiss just hours after she won gold on the
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time to check on the weather and traffic. everyone was talking about yesterday you could just feel >> and that electricity in the air with the lightning around. but thunderstorms are gone. a couple leftover showers north of the city early morning will be exiting, too. clouds that are out there will start to break for increasing amounts of sunshine. it will be breezy, so feels better. humidity comes down, too. still pretty warm, upper 80s. forecasting a high of 89. clouds quickly return overnight. could be a shower or thunderstorm toward morning. i think the evening is fine. thunderstorm threat we're talking about is more like 4:00,
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weekend outlook, maybe a late day shower or storm on saturday. 89. slightly better chance of seeing a few more showers and storms on sunday with temperatures in the upper 80s. the pattern for the most part isn't changing all that much. today a little bit of a respite. we still have construction out there. feel like a broken record. but it's causing delays. grand central parkway,el by the bqe. if you're getting on the trains, they're okay, but ferries, sea streak, no direct service to or from hobo ken and jersey city, but they did charter a new york waterway ferry to provide service at 6:45 and 8:20 a.m. >> and you have a story about the buses now. mta select bus service may get commuters to work faster but time is being wasted at the ticket machines. the bus service allows riders to
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but a report from the mta inspector general says many of the machines aren't working. last year there were more than 9,000 outages and 16% of those outages, machines were out for at least pour days. so if you're waiting to get on the bus, there is a line, you get anxious because the bus is coming. >> it's frustrating. 5:27. still ahead, burglars bust into a home as a family sleeps inside. the moment a mother realized someone was inside. >> >> reporter: donald trump receives his first security briefing today as his campaign hits the reset button. i'm tracie strahan live with those details coming up. and if you're about to head out the door, keep watching, download the news 4 new york
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huge flames tear through a home in new jersey leaving at least t campaign shakeup, donald trump announcing a major personnel change overnight. plus a fierce battle on the beach leads to an olympic upset. hear what team u.s. is saying this morning about the match. we'll be talking about that in a bit. good morning, everybody. it's wednesday, august 17. i'm darlene rodriguez.
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>> and no thunderstorms to worry about today. so a little bit of a respite today. even the humidity backs down a little. a process that is under way. hasn't quite happened yet. 78 in city island, 78 in oceanside. most folks in the 70s. no real cool spots to be found this morning. that's for sure. cloud cover still in place. live radar, you see a little bit of shower activity just from the city on north. we shower for the next half hour to 45 minutes or so and then it slides east and continues to weaken. it's not intensifying. what will intensify is the sunshine today. clouds breaking up for more of that. by noon, 85. forecasting a high in the upper 80s and it's rain free. let's find out about the commute. is it pain free so far? pretty much. not so bad just yet. we do have slowdowns in new
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avenue and century road. so a slow ride getting in to the area. cross-bronx expressway, two lanes remain closed by webster avenue. more weather and traffic ahead on the 4s. new this morning a raging fire has injured at the least two children in bergen county. the fire started at a home on washington avenue in little ferry. jen maxfield is the w serious fire and what an incredible rescue effort after a little ferry police lieutenant who was driving in the area heard the explosion and ran over here to help residents were literally throwing their children to safety. out here right now, take a look, this is the home at 109 washington avenue and you can see firefighters are still in the garage level there where that explosion is believed to have initiated.
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after the rescue effort here. we'll show you some video now of the fire taken earlier this morning. fire broke out just after midnight, it was a very serious two-alarm fire believed to have started as a gas explosion on the first floor of this three story home. the car fire quickly spread to the hope and now six people including two young children are in the hospital. we understand they're suffering from serious injuries people at the apartment complex across the street watched the rescue effort. >> fire in the garage and then in a few minutes little house was engolfed. and people jumped out the win window from the top floor. >> reporter: and you can see firefighters are trying to figure out the origin of this blaze inside the heem.
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neighboring departments came here to help, as we. we understand the injured people are at hackensack university medical center. that's the latest live from the scene. new this morning, police are searching for thieves who attacked a bronx man in his building. investigators say the two men put the teen in a chokehold and then robbed him. video shows them following him into his apartment on fox street. one suspect put the teen in a chokehold while the other went through his pockets and took a debit card, phone and cash, just $10. and we're hearing from a long islands family who woke up to intruders in their home. home security video shows the suspects casing the house in north woodmere last monday. you can see them testing the lock on the front door before throwing a brick through a basement window. then you see them inside the
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up to strange noises and called out to her daughter. >> i thought she was just being a kid. they could have went into her room. anything could have happened. thank god it didn't. >> suspects were scared away and ran away empty handed. police are on the lookout for those suspects. time for a check of and traffic. chris, we started some days in the low 70s and now we're at 77. >> a good starting point to get close to the 90 today. the difference about today, there will be a breeze at times and relief from the humidity. doesn't last long, it does creep back in tomorrow. possibility of a couple showers and storms by tomorrow one more time before plenty of fine and
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across long islands this morning, temperatures still pretty warm. 78 in babylon, hampton bay, 77. valley stream, you're at 78. 77 in the park and lower 70s northern half of new jersey. again, a few light showers out there, but plenty of sun today. look for a bright sunshine by noontime, about 85 degrees. and then we're into the upper 80s as we go through the afternoon. but at least a dry day ahead. let's get over to rails are in great shape, but sea streak direct service to and from hoboken and jersey city has been canceled. but new york waterway will provide service for the morning commute. if you're getting on the buses, q 12, q 66 and x 30 for the city, bus route 112 still on
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effect. next update on the 4s. and new this morning, donald trump shaking up his campaign as the republican candidate is dealing with slumping poll numbers. tracie strahan in lower manhattan. and trump also had a major briefing today. >> reporter: that's right, he has to come down here to the fbi field office because this is a briefing that has to be con tukted in a secure location. but is this all going down as donald trump is trying to shore up his campaign leadership. we learned of an overhaul. kellyanne conway will become donald trump's new campaign manager. she's already a senior adviser to his campaign. she'll be joined by stephen bannon, co-founder of breitbart news. he will become the campaign ceo. a shakeup that follows weeks of slumping poll numbers showing
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in key battleground states. when asked about he's changes by the "wall street journal," trump simply said, quote, i want to win. trump did speak with law and order ahead of today's security briefing during an address outside of milwaukee after days of unrest there. >> i'm asking for the vote of every african-american citizen struggling in our country today who wants a different better future. it's time for our society to address some honest and very, very difficult truths. >> reporter: donald trump will receive what is being called a fairly general briefing here today, but they say it will include some sensitive information that has led a lot of critics to wonder how he'll be able to keep his lips closed
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be able to clamp down on that. back to you. >> and then hillary clinton gets the same briefing all the candidates at this stage of the campaign are allowed he's briefings. >> reporter: absolutely. two to tree more likely before election day. >> all right. treacy, thank you. on the other side of the campaign, hillary clinton is facing a new uproar over her use of a private e-mail server. yesterday congress received notes from her fbi interview regarding those e-mails and some of krit's classified were given to lawmakers. the fbi also sent a letter to congress explaining why clinton was not prosecuted. >> let the public see what the fbi decides to let congress see. >> yesterday clinton was at a voter registration drive in philadelphia. this afternoon she plans to hold a rally in cleveland in the pivotal battleground state of ohio. governor chris christie says
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new jersey this november. the governor made comments during a statehouse news conference yesterday. he also said he would campaign for the ballot question if asked. christie previously had threatened democratic leaders to pull his support for the new casinos if his plan for bailing out atlantic city did not pass. 5:40. and for the first time ever, women's volleyball team featuring kerri walsh jennings will not be playing for the gold medal. last night a team from brazil beat walsh ross. it was the first loss for kerri walsh jennings in her olympic career. she had won three gold with former partner misty may-treanor. now the best she can hope for is bronze p. >> it's one thing to lose and another thing to lose in the way you never ever want to lose which is by losing the fundamentals of the game. >> tonight they play the other team from brazil in that bronze medal match. and today u.s. men's
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the only other nation to win a gold since the dream team debuted. meanwhile the men were cheering on the u.s. women, they took on japan in the quarter finals. the u.s. women rolled over japan and won 110-64. >> get it, ladies. >> they face france in the semi finals tomorrow. in gymnastics, simone biles tied sport and she's bringing home four gold medals. biles dazzled the crowd in the individual floor exercise. she even pulled offer significant move called the bails. and aly raisman also put on a stunning performance to win the silver medal. the team of the final five won the most medals by the u.s. in any olympics. and biles has had another dream
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and it came true. >> after winning the gold on the floor, efron surprised the final five with the help of company today hoda kotb. she got a special kiss from the actor and she returned the favor. how exciting sflp laurie hernandez came up right to she did not wait. >> good job, hoda. here is the current medal count. team usa way out in front, 84 overall. china with 51, and then followed by great britain and russia. be sure to check out nbcnewyork.com for the # to 4 to watch. and you can watch highlight, details on the much seen match-ups still ahead.
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meeting zac efron. still to come at 5:42, a major data breach in our area. we'll tell you who could be impacted. and coming up next, an amusement park scare. what injured several people including a young boy. and weather and traffic on
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welcome back. time for weather and traffic. temperatures this morning still quite warm. generally good 75 and 80 everywhere you go throughout the tri-state. west islip, 79. the city, we're at 77. most of the hudson valley, mid and u morristown at 73. still a lot of cloud cover out there. thunderstorms are long gone. the last leftover shower moving in to fairfield county, maybe brushing the north shore. but that is it. and then the clouds will start to thin out, you can see that happening north and west and i think we will get into sunshine for a time today. brief push of dryer air, but more storms that will get in here tonight and tomorrow.
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temperatures still very warm. back into the upper 80s with a mix of clouds and sunshine. but again, no showers or thunderstorms to worry about. quiet first half of tonight, once you get past 3:00, 4:00 in the morning, there could be a couple showers or storms especially south of the city, low and mid-70s. and then scattered showers and thunderstorms tomorrow. peppering across the area. i think a lot of the time it won't be raining, but you'll notice more humidity again, 87 the expected high temperature. day game for the yanks, a rough six. today 86 your first pitch temperature. 90 on friday, yep, 90 degrees again. nice day for the beach if you can get out there. but as we go toward the weekend, a little more humidity gets added to the picture. a better chance for showers and storms by the time we get to sunday. here you go, upper 80s next couple days. today is dry. dry on friday and then next week finally it looks like tuesday,
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comfortable weather and dry weather with lower humidity moving in. some relief at last, lauren scala. still have lots of green out there. a couple problems and delays caused by construction. route 17 and century road. and 80 if wood land park, an accident blocking two left lanes by exit 56. delays building through here. and then an accident has been reported southbound on mccarter highway near bridge street. delays back to 280 on that one. a live look it the bqe, there is an accident westbound right by the bridge that blocks the right lane. you can see delays not so bad just yet, but i will keep you up to speed on that one. and then for everyone getting on the rails, all operating without delays or service changes.
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was questioned in the case of a new york city woman killed in massachusetts. standing outside in his socks, the man who didn't want to be identified spoke exclusively to our station in boston. he denies being involved in the death, says police tested his dna and that he's under investigation. >> i consented because i got the nothing to hide, even a thought. and they did swab me, ask a school. >> marcot was killed while jogging. the man lives in the same area. he says investigators were suspicious because he skipped work the day after marcot was killed. police would not say whether he's a suspect or person of interest in this case. a judge in westchester county has sentenced a former track coach to 100 years behind bars. 28-year-old samuel davis was convicted of sexually abusing a girl for years while he coached
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track team.victim was just 12 when the abuse began. she came forward last year to a relative. and connecticut investigators are trying to figure out what caused an electric shock that injured six at an amusement the park at ocean beach in new london. all six people were rushed to the hospital with injuries. they're he expected to be okay. one of them a young boy touched a metal fence as he was getting off the ride and suffered burns to his hands. ic series of thefts that target religious statues and other items outside home. police are trying to determine if the crime spree is the work of this man. he was spotted outside a home where a wicker pat the i don't set was stolen monday night. police tell us there have been 24 items stolen from front porches and yards in the past year alone. they include nine religious stat statue, four u.p.s. packages and gas grill.
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two popular stars will take on totally different roles when they remake a famous film. warner brothers now says lady gaga will take on the leading role in an updated version of a star is born. this will be her debut in a starring role. she will also write music for the movie. and bradley cooper will make his debut behind the scenes, he will be the film's director. >> i think he's starring in it, disappointed if he isn't. >> could be wishful thinking. i might have dreamt that. >> you never know. i have to double check entertainment news with lauren. and we're working on a pretty good deal for one day in getting rid of the humidity. that's about it, a day. upper 80s today, the rain is
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eventually toward morning could be a couple showers or storms, as well. scattered storms around tomorrow and more humid. a hot one on friday. and then into the weekend we go. upper 80s on saturday, maybe a couple scattered storms later in the day and i think a better chance of more showers and storms later sunday with temperatures in the upper 80s. real significant pattern change i think finally happens sometime next week. so a little more >> and is bradley cooper on the road? >> he's the reason the cross-bronx expressway is backed up. and i'm kidding because it's moving along nicely. you're still in for a nice ride. and heading over to the gowanus expressway in brooklyn, starting to slow down up through industry city. >> thanks, lauren.
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identity protection after a computer area exposed the private information of more than 650,000 people. the company they work with accidentally posted the information online. that includes social security numbers, but no medical records. patients could be affected. great story here, an internet post from arizona led to a sweeping police operation this brooklyn but of the good officers from brooklyn north mobilized to collect birthday cards for a 13-year-old boy, jab jacob priestly has a rare disease and he asked for birthday cards to make him feel better and he set a goal of $10,000. so the officers saw the story and shipped boxes and boxes of
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happy birthday over skype. coming up next, from the sand to the mat, the highs and he lows in rio for team usa including a first in olympics history. and then new information on injuries from strollers and what you may be doing wrong that put yours child's in harm's way. and keep watching, down owed load the news 4 new york app on
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names shooting from a house in new jersey overnight and children are among the injured. >> donald trump shakes up his campaign. who is in and who is out. and olympic upset, women's beach volleyball team does something they have never done before. "today in new york" starts now. p good morning.
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i'm darlene rodriguez. >> and i'm michael georgia gargiulo. people looking for leave, we have to hold on. >> we'll have relief the next 24 hours apz then back to the humidity again. 70s right now kingston, even up to the north still warm and muggy. 77 in town. long island upper 70s. but clouds are starting to break up, air is mixing up a little bit so we should get relief by still seeing a few light showers. you can see it's moving off to the east, but light green, so a light rain. once we get rid of that, we look for the clouds to break up. increasing amounts of sunshine. west breeze picks up, too. 85 at noon, 89 at 3:00. and no thunderstorms to worry about for today. that will change, though. i'll tell you when when i come
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there for people in rock land county towards the tappan zee bridge. an excellent just before exit 10. here's what the delays look like. the accident takes out two lanes. so i'll keep you posted on that. in addition, we have an accident 80 westbound in the woodland park area. out by exit 56, two lanes also shut down here, delays continue to grow. more weather and traffic on the 4s. breaking news, at live pictures of a water main break in hoboken. kai simonsen is over the scene with details. >> reporter: good morning to both of you. we first got word on this the a around 4:30 this morning. these are live pictures there chopper 4. first on the scene at 1st and harrison street in hoboken, new jersey. the scene of a large water main break. you can see toward the center part of your screen water still coming out of the ground, so the water has not been turned off
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it's not clear if any of these buildings have been flooded, but there is a sizable amount of flooding at least on the streets. so numerous road closures and it looks like it will be out here for quite a while. back into you. in politics, donald trump is shaking things up at the top as he gets miss first security briefing today. tracie strah manhattan will the briefing will happen. and he also changed up cory lewandowski, brought in paul monday fort and how doing it all over again. >> reporter: all over again. when he does come down here to lower manhattan for that briefing, he will be joined by family faces.
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manager. kellyanne conway will assume that role. she's a republican pollster that is already a senior adviser to trump's campaign. stephen bannon has been named chief executive of trump's campaign. it's a shakeup that comes as you mentioned amidst weeks of trying to gain momentum under now former campaign manager paul manafort who unofficially assumed that role in march. polls show clinton. he will receive a briefing here at fbi headquarters. officials say it will be sensitive, but not nearly as detailed. >> the objective ought to be for both candidates to understand the situation better substantially better than when they start. and some of this is very new. >> reporter: now, you heard there that he mentioned both candidates. hillary clinton will also be receiving these briefings as well. two to three before election
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conducted here at the fbi satellite office because it has to happen at a secure location. back to you. >> and then they're bound not to spread this information outside of themselves. >> reporter: no loose lips on this one. >> absolutely not. all right. thanks so much. turning to democrats now, hillary clinton is facing new trouble over her use of a private e-mail server while she was secretary of state. the fbi gave congress notes from its intga lawmakers also received some of her e-mails that are marked confidential. the fbi added a letter defending the agency's decision not to prosecute clinton. time for weather and traffic on the 4s. chris, we didn't really experience this last summer we didn't have like these big long stretches, right? >> no this summer we're back to feeling real summer time weather. a couple heat waves and long stretches of 90s.
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a mini break. 24 hour break before the humidity comes back tomorrow. everybody still in the mid and upper 70s at this hour of the morning. not a big spread in temperatures. we have cloud cover out there early, but they're starting to break up and there is drier air trying to move in. we're back in the low 80s by 10:00 a.m., probably upper sits 80s by e breeze kicks up, so feels a little better out there especially on the shady side of the street with highs in the upper 80s. and no storms to worry about. 10 day forecast just ahead. for people who take sea streak, no direct service to hoboken and jersey city.
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hopefully good news that you can get around. if you're getting on the rail, metro north, lirr, nj transit, and subways all without any changes. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. week two of the summer games and usa is taking control of the medal stand. >> in copacabana and jay gray is live in olympic park with all the action. jay, you said this would be a big one. stands would be packed. >> reporter: it was exciting, a great game to watch, a great match to watch on the sands of copacabana. you talked about the dominance of team usa, they are far and away the best team here in rio, but the best player ever in
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for gold, losing an olympic match for the first time ever in her career. >> you won't see them done like this, though. >> reporter: she is the gold standard in gymnastics. simone biles closing the competition in rio with a record tying fourth gold medal. aly raisman taking silver. >> i felt pretty good. just ended on a good note. >> reporter: there was little hope for the rest of the field in the triple judge. the americans taking an even bigger leap after the competition proposing to his girlfriend in the stands. she said yes. but the answer was no for kerri walsh jennings and april ross, denied a shot at gold in beach volleyball by home team brazil. later today, more medal chances for a strong american team in track and field, women's golf tee it is up and men's basketball battles argentina in a quarter final elimination
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side as well. box and wrestling and a good chance at medals this both of those. back to you. >> jay, you talk about kerri walsh jennings and how she's never lost and i heard she was a class act, said thank to you all of the officials. but you talked the other day about the home field advantage. how much did that play into what happened yesterday? >> reporter: i think it was both women said at times they couldn't hear themselves talking to each other, couldn't hear themselves thinking it was so loud. this was a crowd that was on fire. remember this, too, brazil had just lost in a shoot-out game in soccer. the two sports that this country loves. soccer and volleyball. combining on the same day. they knew they weren't going to the gold medal round in soccer, they had to put all their energy into volleyball. and i think you make a great point pointing out how kerri
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thank everyone including the brazilian team. and afterwards said, hey, this was my fault, i didn't pass the ball very well. we'll get it better and we'll come back in the bronze medal game. really cool to see how classy she was. >> absolutely. got to love her for that. jay, thank you. here is a look at the updated medal count. the u.s. crushing the competition 84 medals overall. china is in second place 51. followed by great britain an are your >> and check out nbcnewyork.com for the 4 to watch p. and carmelo anthony, men's basketball, they will face off in the quarter final against arrest gen in the quarter final against argentina. get the details on the must see match-ups ahead. this morning at least three people including two children were injured in a house fire, took place in new jersey. investigators suspect that fire
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several cars and ripped through the three story home on washington avenue in little ferry. we're told the victims are being treated for serious injuries including burns. and here is a live look at the home for you. you see investigators are on the scene and extensive damage as well. jen maxfield is there. she's talking right now with neighbors and she will have a live update for us at 6:30. also happening today, an emergency community meeting being held in queens and killed. prosecutors say the gun found inside the home of oscar morell was the murder weapon and it was hidden behind the wall. they say the imam and his friend were killed near a mosque on saturday. morell's attorney says his client denies pulling the trigger. a coming up next, new information you need to know about strollers.
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could force over 80,000 people to leave their homes at any moment.
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chopper 4 is over a pedestrian accident on the staten island expressway. kai simonsen is on the scene. >> reporter: these are live pictures. staten island expressway, we're told the pedestrian was run down by and oncoming vehicle. this appears to bes vehicle involved. cops are on the scene. accident investigation is currently under way. the victim taken to staten island university hospital north with life threatening injuries. the exit ramp to clove road is
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keep you up-to-date. back in over to you. 6:15. time for weather and traffic. we're talking about temperatures this morning still quite warm. well into the 70s, but humidity will be coming down and is that the bright side of things. also breezy at time, so it will feel better to be out there this afternoon than it dead yesterday. no thunderstorms to worry about either. more unsettled tomorrow. a few showers and thunderstorms friday. jfk, 77. poughkeepsie, 78. long branch, 76. sussex, 73. future tracker shows the clouds breaking up and we see more sunshine by this afternoon. clouds mixed in at times. and then overnight tonight, watch an area of shower and thunderstorm activity between
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toward the city. they have just stuff passes just to the south of us, but could be a few rumbles of thunder. and then during the day tomorrow as we move forward through time, you see a few leftover showers and storms early to the north. not a continuous rain by any stretch of the imagination. and friday back to sunshine and heat. back to the heat today, 89. still well above normal for this time of year. but humidity comes down, notice the wind out of the west at to 20 miles per hour at times will make it feel much more bearable out there. mid-70s tonight, clouds roll in, again shower and thunderstorm threat will arrive late. as we head towards next week, starts out sticky coming out of the weekend, but we think by mid week finally we get a much more significant break, much more comfortable and shows up on the ten day. first things first, upper 80s today, dry, breezy, less humid. scattered showers and storms, more humidity.
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that transition. look at the highs on tuesday, and wednesday, that will feel pretty nice. only 83 and 84. >> break out the winter jacket. on the roads, break out your patience. southbound new york state through way, delays by exit 11 because of an excellent that shuts down two lanes just south of here. tree before jackson avenue that blocks two lanes. so show through here. and paramus, we still have the construction out there route 17 southbound, two lanes remain closed from midland avenue to century road. and better news that accident on 80 west by exit 56 cleared. and we'll take a live look at the l.i.e. by exit 52 where things are moving along really
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commuters. and commuter checklist, all the major lines look good. we did get a report of delays on downtown b and d trains, though. an inferno in california, here it is, just one day after the start of a small brush fire exploded into a fast moving wildfire just north of los angeles. kerry barrett is in the newsroom with a look at how devastating things are in this area. it's been such a tough summer for wildfires in california. >> such a as you mentioned, the blue cot fire has burned now 18,000 acres, it continued to spread overnight. more than 700 firefighters are battling it. it started as a small brush fire and exploded into this huge very quickly moving wildfire about 60 miles east of l.a. yesterday. this morning that fire is 0% contained and it is covered now more than 28 square miles. this is only 12 hours after it began. the governor there has declared a state of emergency and dozens
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ground. there were 10 air tankers that have been dumping fire retardant on that area pretty much all day yesterday and they continued that battle overnight with night flying helicopters. seven communities, more than 82,000 residents, are on notice to evacuate. in fact some aerial pictures from knbc captured a roadside firenado swirling gusts of wind sent these flames twisting up into the air. the red cross has set up shelters for residents forced from their shut down a portion of i 15 and that is in both directions. so travel is difficult, as well. two firefighters have minor injuries helping with the evacuations. and the national weather service has issued a red flag warning that lasts through thursday night. there will be strong wind, low humidity, warm temperatures, all of them combined to create these extreme fire conditions. >> you called it a firenado? that's the term?
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and the winds are so strong and way the fire is moving, it twists them up and shoots up into the air almost like a tornado. >> thank you so much. 6:20. a new study released this morning is reminding parents about why their child always needs to be strapped into their study. an average of two children are treated for stroller or carrier related injuries every hour in the united states. about between two-thirds are hurt falling out of the stroller. most have bumps and bruiser, but a quarter of stroller related accidents do cause traumatic brain injuries or concussions. and as soon as they get to the toddler stage, they try to wiggle out of the chairs. 6:20. do you have plans for labor day? we have new information that you may want to factor in as to how you get there. and don't forget follow us, @michaelg4ny, @darlene4ny.
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6:24. today getting a look at what you can expect if you're traveling by plane this coming labor day weekend. the bottom line, you'll have a lot of that is up over a seven day period. and they predict friday september 2 will be the busiest day at the airport. >> and guess who won't be there. relative good news for everybody else if i stay away. but this is the transition i guess out of the summer.
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have problems from the weather. no thunderstorms to worry about. clouds are breaking up allowing for sunshine. we'll see a mix of clouds and sun, a pleasant breeze this afternoon out of the west, that will feel good with the humidity coming down, upper 80s. still hot, but just much more comfy. for tonight, clouds roll back in, mid-70s in the city. maybe a couple storms toward morning and tomorrow scattered showers and storms. same thing for the weekend, but humidity is back. and i think better chance of seeing some storms. typical august weather. >> work around it. >> and many things to work around with the commute, as well. we have delays downtown b and d trains right now because of switching problems. but otherwise the rails are good. and a live look, no delays at the george washington bridge or holland tunnel.
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coming up next, a family's house and car burned in a fire. >> reporter: a serious fire in new jersey sends six people to the hospital. i'm jen maxfield live from the scene in little ferry. we'll have more on those dramatic rescues coming up. >> reporter: and a day of security briefings and shakeups in donald trump's campaign. i'm tracie strahan live with more on what occurred overnight. and if you're about to head out, take us with
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clouding are exiting from west to east. dry air pushing in. 78 elmhurst, oceanside as well. in the city we're at 77. not the all that much cooler fort and west. row 70s this morning. long islands upper 70s. down the shore, long branch at 76. last of the showers just light showers brushing the mort shore of suffolk county. heaviest part of the city is over long islands d we'll have increasing amounts of sunshine. nice breeze gets going out of the west during the late morning and afternoon, so feels a little better out there. 89 the expected high and no storms to worry about for today. that picture changes late tonight. we'll talk about that in a bit. let's start with connecticut. there is an accident southbound out by exit 24 which is black rock turnpike, delays back to
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northbound though we're not seeing any rubber necking delays. heading over to the sprain brook park way, a downed tree blocking two lanes. delays are extensive. may want to head to the thruway or sawmill. so you have alternate options. we want to get back to the breaking news of the water main break in hoboken. kai simonsen is >> reporter: we first got word on this at around 4:30 this morning. these are live pictures now from chopper 4. first on the scene here over the corner of first street and harrison streets here in hoboken. scene of a water main break as understand. you can see the water is almost completely off. still a little bit of water trickling out of the ground. roadway has been compromised, so a lot of work ahead of these guys were it's all completely
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unclear if any of the buildings has been flooded. something to keep in mind. new this morning, flames took over a garage and house in bergen county, that fire forced people out of a home on washington area in little ferry. jen maxfield is there with more. >> reporter: and this was a very intense house fire and just an incredible rescue operation here on little ferry police lieutenant heard an explosion and rushed to the home and he literally saved lives after residents were throwing their children out the window to safety. we'll give you a live look at 109 washington avenue, the home has been pleemly consumed by this fire. investigators from bergen county are walking around the home right now trying to figure out the origin of the blaze. but we will show you some video from earlier today, the fire broke out just after midnight.
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two-alarm fire. believed to have started as a gas explosion on the first troor of this three story home. the car fire quickly spread to the home and now six people including two young children, a girl just five years old, are in the hospital. we understand that they are suffering from serious injuries including second and third degree burns. the fire started just after midnight as i said here on 109 washington avenue. people who live in the art unfold. >> just laying on the grass, and when they moved them, her screaming. i just hope that everybody is okay. everything can be replaced, but not people. >> reporter: and again looking live here at this home completely destroyed in the blaze, this was a very intense fire. help was required from other departments.
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trying to figure out what sparked the blaze. as for the six members of this family, all of whom are injured, we understand most are at hackensack university medical center and one may have been air lifted to the burn unit at st. barnabas with particularly bad burns all over her body. now back to you. >> jen maxfield, thank you very much. happening in south louisiana, floodwaters have started to moving downstream. 20 parishes are on the federal disaster list. help is on the way from an unexpected source. taylor swift is donating a million dollars to help flood victims. >> tough for watch those scenes in louisiana. >> some parts of the area were similar to katrina. so good relief coming their way.
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relief from the humidity. nothing much to complain about today. clouds breaking up this morning. sunshine out there. lovely breeze during the midday hours actually with temperatures in the mid and upper 80s. gets uneasy tonight toward morning, could see another round of scattered showers and thunderstorms. your temperature trend, upper 70s to low 80s and then mid-80s by about noontime. should top off around 89 this afternoon. but plan on a fair amount of sunshine throughout the day. a little breezy at times, lower humidity with a high of 89 degrees. there are talk about in in it ten day. another trouble spot on the roads. toward tappan zee bridge, southbound on the thruway, there is an accident that blocks the right lane. pretty serious departments. so accident. delays back to commit 12. and delays on downtown b and d trains. because of switch problems. and heading over to the ferry,
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hoboken and jersey city, but new york waterway will provide free service at 6:45 and 8:20. and they will reimburse you for your tickets to any other ferry rides you take on new york waterway today to replace their service. alternate side of the street parking rules are in effect. 6:36. and there are major changes on the campaign trail for donald trump. overnight, he announced there is a new woman in briefing. traie strahan is in lower manhattan will the in-t traie strahan is in lower manhattan will the inelligence briefing will take place. >> reporter: and he will be joined by his foreign policy adviser and as well as chris christie. but what is making headlines? the two new faces that he's add ing to his campaign. nbc fl news learned that donald
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kellyanne conway. and the co-founder of breitbart news stephen bannon will ecome the ceo. it follows week offal fors that show trump challenging clinton in key battleground states. when questioned by the "wall street journal," trump simply replied i want to win. he did speak about law and order ahead of today's securities briefing outside of milwaukee days following a fatal officer-involved shooting of a black man. >> the democratic party has taken the votes of african-americans for granted. they have just assumed they will get your support and done nothing in return for it. >> reporter: now, senior intelligence officials are telling nbc news that today's security briefing here at the fbi headquarters will include sensitive information, but not
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that will be something that will come closer to election day and we should point out that hillary clinton will be receiving these briefings, as well. >> and you said this is the first and they get several briefings between for you and election day? >> reporter: and then the information becomes more detailed as they go on. >> thank you very much. turning to the democrats, hillary clinton's use of a private e-mail server causing a new round of troubles for her. yesterday congress received notes from her fbi interview of clinton's classified e-mails. the fbi sent along a letter explaining clinton was not prosecuted because there was no finding of gross negligence. clinton he's running mate says let the notes be public. in. >> let the public see what the fbi decides to let congress see. >> clinton campaigned yesterday in philadelphia where she said donald trump absolutely bewilders her when he talks about national security.
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show, savannah's interview with tim kaine and miss wife annie holton. today justin gas lynn will go up against usain bolt once again, this time the 200 meter semi finals. and kerri walsh jennings and april ross will take on brazil's other team, but this time last night was a major upset on copacabana beach. a team from brazil beat them in straight sets. p for walsh jennings, this was her first olympic loss in the sport. she won three gold with misty may-treanor. now walsh jennings and ross are vowing to bring home the bronze. >> i think we saved our best volleyball for tomorrow. i'm so excited to play with april and to do this together. today sucks.
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>> in gymnastics, simone biles did it again to win her fourth gold medal in rio. for 90 seconds, her floor routine dazzled the crowd. she's tied a record in women's gymnastics. an aly raisman pulled off a routine to earn the silver medal. send she's ready to take time off, but she has not said if rio is her final meanwhile biles and katie ledecky and michael phelps will be on the cover of the next sports illustrated. the photo was taken sunday night. together they account for 16 of the u.s. medals won in rio. >> quite the crew there. coming up on the "today" show, the triple jumper will claye will talk about the silver and
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high drama for that, the proposal. >> probably as stressful as the race. it is a wednesday morning. hundreds retrace the path of a murdered jogger. the story we've been following. the unusual offer the victim's father is making to her killer. plus we'll have weather and
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6:44. it's a wednesday morning. we'll talk about traffic in a little bit, but the weather at least getting better. temperatures in the 70s.
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by 5:00, we're down to 60 dew point. and on the scale that is a nice feeling. and we haven't said that very often in the last couple weeks around here. but watch what happens, into tomorrow, the dew point goes back up into the low 70s again. back to the sticky to almost tropical like feel. and that's why we think by tomorrow, we'll start to see the possibility of showers and storms. but breezy, pleasant, enjoy the nextef better. storms start to ride up from the south overnight tonight probably after midnight. low temperature 75 in the city. starts to get muggy again. tomorrow clouds and sunshine but warm and humid and with that the possibility of a couple scattered showers and thunderstorms. at the shore today, pretty warm. 91 long beach islands, 88 sea bright. wind does come off the water a little bit out east.
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wave heights to 25 feet. there is a rip current arriving low long the jersey shore. suffolk county, south facing shore line, a high risk for rip current and probably best to stay out of the water. pay attention to the lifeguard there. uv index 9. rip current risk, yes, advisories for that. small craft advisories, as well, but no lightning risk fwhu storms anticipated. bright and blazing on friday. temperatures in the upper 80s and again scattered showers and thunderstorms. even saturday there could be a late day shower or storm. that lasts into early next week, too. stormy at times, but there is a stronger front that comes through that could set us up for more of a pattern change. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, cooler and drier with sunshine next week. if you're heading out the door, what is the commute rolling look like? the downed tree before
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but we still have delays on the connecticut tournament southbound about a because of an accident black rock turnpike. delays very much back to about exit 29. then heading over to the new york state thruway, this has been moved to the right shoulder. an accident south of exit 11. delays stretch back to about the garden state parkway, but that should improve shortly. if you're headed anywhere on en westbound ramp to clove road shut down because of an excellent investigation. and a quick look at the gowanus expressway, things are pretty light. most of the roadways are in good shape. so in for a nice ride here. and then we have delays on downtown b and d trains. back to you. "today" show is coming up and we'll check in with matt and hoda in rio and see what is
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darlene. coming up from rio, we will welcome the newest batch of team usa's medal winners to copacabana beach. we'll talk to kerri walsh jennings and april ross about their really tough loss to the brazilian women in beach volleyball last night. >> plus another big fwi we pulled off an olympic sized surprise on the final five with the help from simone biles crush zac efron. he flew into see her. it's kind of an thing a little later. >> he should get an olympic medal for that. and plus a special steals and deals if the olympics have you inspired to get you into better shape. that and much more ahead on a wednesday morning. >> matt, i have to tell you, watching everybody at the olympics has in-tim dayed me from getting into better shape. >> exactly. >> you just decided you'll stay the way you are. >> that's it.
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>> thanks so much. 6:48. back to the story we've been following this week, parents of the jogger found strangled now making an unusual offer to the killer. >> more than 1,000 people turned out for memorial walk for katrina vatrano. her parents are offering reward money to turn himself in. they said the money could go to the person of his choice. and anyone who knows who killed katrina is just as guilty. mr. don't protect him, he's of no idea to anyone. he's a weak evil piece of [ bleep ]. >> so far the family raised more than $245,000 in reward money for information leading to an arrest. new this morning, we're hearing from a man who says he was questioned in the case of a
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massachusetts. standing outside in his socks, this man who did not want to be i had tied spoke to our station in boston. while he denies being involved in the death of vanessa, he says police did test his dna and that he's under investigation. >> i consented because i got manage to hide. even a thought. and they swabbed me and said all right, you're all set. asked me a few questions. where i went to school. near her mother's home. the man lives in the same area and he says they were suspicious because he skipped work the day after the killing. police would not say whether he is a lead suspect or a person of interest in this case. 6:50. just ahead, one of the most talked about moments of the olympics. the ultimate show of
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two runners who showed the true meaning of olympic spirit will get to go for gold. >> the new zealand runner fell down and the american went down with her. everyone was racing on to the finish, but both runners did manage to cross the finish line and make successful protests and as a result, they're being allowed to race in final. >> so supportive of each other 37. up next, chris is timing out how much longer we will have to deal with the heat and humidity. it's the celebration of the year! blinds to go's annual storewide sale going on now! buy one, get one at half price. hundreds of styles and colors. every item through the store. buy one get one at half price. our biggest sale of the year is a blast! blinds to go.
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every item through the store. buy one get one at half price. that's something to celebrate! blinds to go. blinds for life. right now a scary rescue after a house caught fire with a family inside. >> jen maxfield has the latest. >> reporter: that's right.rgen y scene investigation unit has just pulled up. this is a major investigation into what may have caused the explosion and fire that sent six people to the hospital early this morning. we'll show you some video of that fire. now the six people sent to the hospital all residents here including two children, including a young girl just five years old. we understand that some of them suffered second and third degree burns. but what a rescue operation. this was what a little ferry lieutenant driving in the area
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help. we're told residents were throwing their children out the windows to save them. now back to you. now to donald trump who is mixing up his campaign announcing new leadership. tracie strahan is if lower manhattan with that. >> reporter: his security brief willing come after a major shakeup in his campaign. he will have a new campaign manager, kellyanne conway, who has been a senior adviser to campaign manager. stephen bannon has been named the chief executive of trump's campaign. polls show a widening gap between trump and hillary clinton, and he will receive a briefing here at the fbi satellite office. officials say it will include sensitive information, but not anything that is too detailed just yet. back to you. and we want to check in with lauren. >> we have a couple accidents
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merit oig parkway, an accident there. and a look at the connecticut turn pike, accident by exit 24, still causing delays back into bridgeport. and one of the accidents cleared on the thruway, but now a new one out by the palisades parkway. and the weather is clearing. we're back to sunshine, a nice breeze out there today. less humidity. clouds roll in tonight. could be a couple showers and storms toward morning and then scattered shower or storm tomorrow. humidity back again tomorrow at 87. hot day on friday, but it should be a dry day near 90. and then watch for late day shower or storm saturday. but getting more humid again, upper 80s on sunday, as well, better chance of showers and storms. and maybe finally a break by tuesday, wednesday, thursday.
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temperatures. stair with us for local news updates every 30 minutes. the "today" show is next. good morning. stunning loss. >> agatha puts it away! >> kerri walsh jennings and april ross defeated in beach volleyball semifinals, the first defeat of walsh jennings' career, as gymnastics wraps up with a bang for tesa >> oh, my! >> two silver medals for danell leyva, a record-setting fourth gold for simone biles, this time in the floor exercise. and aly raisman takes silver, but that was just one memorable moment for the final five. zac efron showing up in rio to surprise his biggest fans, and

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